17th Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

AUGUST 24, 2019

Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Proudly Hosted By The Barrie Public Library
Barrie Public Library


Since our 2003 inaugural year the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival has raised over $1.85 million for a variety of local charities including supporting Barrie Public Library. We are so proud of the Library’s role in bringing this bounty to our community. The coming together and support of our civic leaders, governments, businesses, sponsors, donors, volunteers and various organizations is imperative to the continued success of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival. Paddling together in harmony enriches the quality of life for the citizens of Barrie.

Dragon Boat Race

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Early Bird registration extended until April 15
Great news – we’ve extended the Early Bird team registration date to Monday, April 15!  Get your team signed up before April 15 for $1000 which includes one practice. From April 16 onwards, registration is $1200 and does not include a practice. If you have any questions, please reference our Frequently Asked Questions page or […]
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2019 Registration is now open!
Paddles up! It’s the 2019 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival! Now open for registration! Get your teams ready, and rearing to go! The dragons are coming! Click here to sign your team up!
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2 months ago
Join the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival team! Nothing better than spending time on beautiful Kempenfelt Bay 😍 #BDBF2019 #BarrieDragonBoatFestival https://t.co/IAmzVTiYep
3 months ago
The water is slowly opening up!! Not long now, dragon boaters! ☀️ 5 days left to get your team signed up for the early bird rate: https://t.co/kgMQwVKKUd #bdbf2019 #barriedragonboatfestival @tourismbarrie @cityofbarrie https://t.co/8yMXdSVO27 BarrieDBFest photo